October-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

The Piper is a source for official Carnegie Mellon news from the Internal Communications Department. Published monthly during the academic year, the Piper includes stories about university research, the people who make that research happen, the students we all support, and the events and activities that make this university and its branch locations a vibrant place to live, work and learn.

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October

Monday, October 17, 2011

And the Winners Are...

Andy AwardsThe Andy Awards, CMU's version of the Oscars and Tonys, recognize Carnegie Mellon staff members in six categories for their exceptional work performance, commitment and extraordinary contributions that greatly impact the university community. MORE
Monday, October 17, 2011

Q&A: ECE Professor Bruce Krogh Directs Efforts in Rwanda

Bruce KroghElectrical and Computer Engineering Professor Bruch Krogh is an expert on the theory and application of computer control systems. Soon he'll be an expert on leading a university program abroad. MORE
Monday, October 17, 2011

Student Startups Showcased at Venture Fair

MasaValveBudding entrepreneurs Sanna Gaspard, a CMU Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering, and Doug Bernstein, a senior biomedical engineering major, were award winners at the 3 Rivers Venture Fair, which highlighted Greenlighting Startups at PNC Park in late September. MORE
Monday, October 17, 2011

Masterful Mentors

JanisThe College of Fine Arts recently hosted two special guests, world-renowned concert pianist Byron Janis and Academy Award winner composer Stephen Schwartz (A '68). MORE
Monday, October 17, 2011

New HR Chief

KenneyDianne Kenney has a penchant for taking good things and making them better. The new associate vice president for Human Resources (HR) and chief HR officer says her success stems from seeing the big picture, building solid relationships and teamwork. MORE
Monday, October 17, 2011

Open Enrollment for Benefits To Run Oct. 31-Nov. 14

The Open Enrollment period for 2012 benefits will begin Monday, Oct. 31 and end on Monday, Nov. 14.
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Monday, October 17, 2011

A Day in the Park

MarinelliEntertainment Technology Center (ETC) Executive Producer Don Marinelli (above) treated ETC students, faculty, staff and their families to an Appreciation Picnic at PNC Park on Saturday, Oct. 1. MORE
Monday, October 17, 2011

Lecture Spotlight

ClevengerTwo upcoming lectures featuring alumni who have achieved greatness in their fields serve as testimony to Carnegie Mellon's impact in the arts and sciences. MORE